FINISH BIG: Mastering the 5 Kidlit Story Endings

The Workshop that Makes Finding the Right Ending to Your Story a Breeze!

"WOW! … life changing for this writer!! Thank you so much for such a concise, inspirational and useful workshop!" - Maureen H.

The ending of your story is what leaves a lasting impression.

So, how good are your endings?

You're about to learn how to make them great.

With so much on the line, crafting the perfect ending to your story is a daunting - even intimidating - task.

But what if we told you that it's actually really, really simple to stick the landing on any kidlit manuscript and create an ending that's powerful and memorable?

Thanks to the breakthrough research of author and educator Jes Trudel we now know that almost all successful kidlit books use one of these five endings :


Jes has analyzed kidlit both past and present to uncover this remarkable truth. In this workshop, Jes will teach you precisely what these five endings are, how to use them and how to choose *exactly* the right one for your manuscripts.

This is truly a game changer for kidlit authors. And you are invited to be a part of it.

NOTE: This workshop is applicable for all kidlit categories - from picture books through YA!

Join Jes Trudel, author of SPOILER ALERT: Satisfying Story Endings and How to Craft Them, for a two hour class (with transcript and Jes's exclusive PDF handout packed with useful info) that will teach you the 5 Kidlit Story Endings - and how to put them to work immediately on any story you write.

In this comprehensive class you'll learn:

  • How to use Jes's powerful Story Endings Matrix
  • How to develop your Story Goals
  • How to determine your Story Outcomes
  • How to understand & master the 5 Types of Story Endings
  • How famous authors have used each story ending type
  • How to Reverse Brainstorm
  • How to Reverse Outline
  • How to choose *exactly* the right ending for your story

You'll also get a comprehensive PDF handout to accompany the session, that includes:

  • Jes's exclusive Story Ending Matrix, that you can use for every kidlit story you write.
  • Tips for making your endings powerful and memorable.
  • The complete workshop transcript!

Jes Trudel has made a remarkable discovery that will change your writing journey by giving you unprecedented tools to craft great endings.

Now, this transformational knowledge will be yours.

"One of the best writing webinars I have attended. Thank you so much, Jes" - Kathy B.

"Great, amazing, jam-packed, so many ideas!! Thanks, Jes!!!" - Michale

Your Instructor

Jes Trudel
Jes Trudel

Jes Trudel represents kidlit authors at The Rights Factory, and spent 15 years prior to that as a freelance editor and storytelling instructor.

Jes has taught workshops to thousands of people around the world and has been a guest presenter for SCBWI, the 12x12 Picture Book Challenge, Write For Kids, and TSNOTYAW podcast. She's contributed to BoldFace, Children's Book Insider, and the SCBWI blog.

Jes is the founder of and has organized numerous book-related events.

She's currently building her list of children's authors, representing everything from board books through YA.

Here's What's Included:

  Full Workshop & Handouts
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"Fantastic info - just what I needed before I submit my latest PB Manuscripts" - Carol

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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